The cheapest times to fly from LGB to FRA are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • October 8th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LGB to FRA is early November. Prices can be as high as $1939 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $619 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $804 to $1607 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $862. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1822. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $960 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1010 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to FRA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LGB to FRA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LGB to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to FRA flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $253 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1008. Return trip prices are from the FRA to LGB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LGB to FRA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 24 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LGB to FRA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 35.05% less expensive than FRA
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGB to LUX flights

Destination alternative #2: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 25.25% less expensive than FRA
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGB to DUS flights

Destination alternative #3: Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 20.35% less expensive than FRA
  • 2-layover flights available

See LGB to STR flights


Flight Hacking LGB to FRA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LGB to FRA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (LGB > LHR > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $608
  • Average savings: $402 (39.8%)

See LGB to LHR flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (LGB > BCN > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $657
  • Average savings: $353 (34.95%)

See LGB to BCN flights

Hack #3: Copenhagen (LGB > CPH > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $679
  • Average savings: $331 (32.77%)

See LGB to CPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LGB to FRA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5791 miles or 9320 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LGB to FRA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to FRA flight is about 11 hour 24 minutes.

How many flights go between Long Beach, CA and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from LGB to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGB
Origination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2

Return Airport

Destination code FRA
Destination airport name Frankfurt Main Airport
City Frankfurt
Country Germany
Latitude 50
Longitude 8.6


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